or


[12/29/04 - 12:00 AM]
Sci Fi's Year-End Ratings Win!

[via press release from Sci Fi]

SCI FI'S YEAR-END RATINGS WIN!

2004 IS SCI FI'S BEST YEAR EVER

CHANNEL'S THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR OF RECORD PRIMETIME RATINGS

SCI FI ATTRACTS YOUNGER VIEWERS: DELIVERS BEST-EVER NUMBERS FOR P18-34 AND P2-17 IN PRIME

NEW YORK, NY, December 29, 2004--SCI FI celebrates 2004 with the Channel's highest-rated and most-watched year to date. This is SCI FI's third consecutive year of record-breaking primetime ratings. The Channel also delivered its best-ever primetime rating with 1.0 HH rating/1.2 million P2+ average for the year. Now fully-distributed to 84 million homes, SCI FI scored with viewers in nearly every key demographic, ranking within the Top 10 of all basic cable networks for ratings among P25-54, M25-54, P18-49, M18-49 and F25-54. The Channel also ranked 8th for HH ratings among all measured, non-news, ad-supported basic cable nets in prime (M-Su, 8P-11P).

It's been a busy year for SCI FI. In addition to precedent-setting original series like Stargate Atlantis and three major miniseries events, including Legend of Earthsea, SCI FI secured development deals with Hollywood heavyweights Joel Schumacher, Ridley Scott, Frank Darabont and Nicolas Cage.

Highlights for 2004 include:

� For the year, SCI FI's prime (M-Su 8P-11P) delivered a 1.0 HH rating, a +4%* increase from 2003.

� A 1.0 HH rating and over 1 million viewers in prime for every quarter in 2004. A streak that extends back to 2003, SCI FI has achieved this milestone for six consecutive quarters.

� SCI FI delivered more P18-34s and P2-17 in prime than in any other year in the network's history. This is the third consecutive year of increasing P18-34 viewers.

� A primetime destination for families, SCI FI experienced a +21% jump among viewers under 18 (2004 to 145,000 P2-17) vs. 2003.

� The July 16th premiere of Stargate Atlantis was the highest-rated and most-watched single episode of any series to ever air on SCI FI--it was also the first episode of any series airing on the Channel to deliver ratings over 3.0 HH, and viewership over 4 million (P2+).

Miniseries

� The premiere of SCI FI Channel's Original Miniseries Legend of Earthsea averaged a 3.2 HH rating/3.7 million P2+ over two consecutive nights.

� Legend of Earthsea was the highest-rated and most-watched program in cable primetime on Monday, December 13 and Tuesday, December 14 (the mini's entire run) #1 HH; #1 P2+; #1 P18-49; #1 P25-54.

� Due to the success of Legend of Earthsea, SCI FI was the #1 network in cable for Monday and Tuesday in combined ratings and delivery.

� Legend of Earthsea Part 2 is the highest-rated program to air on SCI FI in 2004.

� The two-night, four-hour Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (Oct. 17-18 @ 9-11pm ET/PT) premiere averaged a 1.7 HH rating/1,916,000 P2+, making SCI FI the #1 non-sports cable network for P25-54 and P18-49 for the time period over the two nights.

� SCI FI's miniseries thriller 5ive Days to Midnight kept a total (unduplicated/unique) audience (P2+) of nearly 9 million viewers at the edge of their seats over four consecutive nights (June 7-10).

SCI FI Friday Original Series

� Driven by the success of new Stargate SG-1 companion series Stargate Atlantis, the Channel had its best summer ever, delivering a record-breaking 1.1 HH rating for June-August.

� The summer season** of Stargate Atlantis averaged a 2.3 HH rating and nearly 3 million (P2+) viewers (+44% HH, +57% P2+ vs. Stargate SG-1's summer season in 2003)-- the highest-rated original series SCI FI Channel has ever had.

� The premiere season of Stargate Atlantis delivered more P18-49 than any series in the history of the network.

Original Series

� The October 6th premiere of Ghost Hunters (1.4 HH rating, 1.1 million P2+) was the most-watched Wednesday night program on the network since January 2003, and ranks in the top ten of most-watched Wednesday programs in the Channel's history.

� The March 4 premiere of comically-risque animated series Tripping the Rift, with its 1.8HH rating/2 million P2+, scored numerous Channel records and beat the series premiere of Comedy Central's South Park -- more than doubling its audience (8/13/97, 1.34 HH/889,000 P2+)

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 84 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

* 4% increase is for HH rating to 2 decimal places, 1.02 HH rating in 2004 vs. .98 HH rating in 2003.

Source: Nielsen Media Research, qualifications available upon request.





  [july 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· FARSCAPE: PEACEKEEPER WARS (SYFY)
· FIVE DAYS TO MIDNIGHT (SYFY)
· GHOST HUNTERS (SYFY)
· LEGEND OF EARTHSEA (SYFY)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· STARGATE ATLANTIS (SYFY)
· STARGATE: SG-1 (SYFY)
· TRIPPING THE RIFT (SYFY)





[07/23/14 - 06:07 PM]
Check Out the New Arsenal Costume on "Arrow"!
Roy Harper suits up as Arsenal this season, premiering Wednesday, October 8 at 8:00/7:00c on The CW.

[07/23/14 - 05:24 PM]
The CW Nixes "Seed," "Backpackers"; "Arrow" Repeats to Fill Monday Gap
As previously announced "America's Next Top Model" will assume the Monday, 9:00/8:00c beginning August 18.

[07/23/14 - 01:02 PM]
"Game of Thrones" Star Michelle Fairley Returns to TV in a Season-Long Arc on ABC's "Resurrection"
Fairley will recur as Margaret Langston, the formidable matriarch of the Langston clan.

[07/23/14 - 12:00 PM]
IDW Entertainment and UCP to Develop "Night Mary" as a Live-Action Series
John Pogue, who wrote and directed the recently released film, The Quiet Ones, has been tapped to write and direct the pilot.

[07/23/14 - 11:51 AM]
After Discovery's "Shark Week" Comes "Bark Week": A Week-Long Event Celebrating Man's Best Friend on the Hub Network, Starting August 17
The tail-wagging week will feature four popular series from Animal Planet: "America's Cutest," "It's Me or the Dog," "Bad Dog!" and "Too Cute!"

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
TLC Unveils New Brand Campaign and Tagline
The multi-million dollar campaign - "Everyone needs a little TLC." - is rolling out across the country in key media outlets.

[07/23/14 - 11:45 AM]
Syfy Develops NCredible Improv - Executive Producers Nick Cannon and Michael Goldman to Create Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sketch Competition Series
The show will be taped in front of a live audience and feature two teams battling for the biggest laughs to win points and prizes.

[07/23/14 - 11:32 AM]
The Cycle 21 Premiere of "America's Next Top Model" Moves Up to August 18
Original episodes will air on Mondays for six weeks, with encores airing Fridays.

[07/23/14 - 10:54 AM]
USA Network and Wattpad Forge First of Its Kind Partnership to Release a Prequel to "Dig" in Advance of the Drama's Fall Premiere
The 12-part serialized prequel is written by the "Dig" writers and can be accessed via the Wattpad app, and on Wattpad.com.

[07/23/14 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Corporation and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Announce the "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Will Remain in New York
The agreement includes a commitment by CBS for approximately 200 New York-based jobs to support the daily program's year-round production schedule.

[07/23/14 - 10:22 AM]
"Thursday Night Football" Launches on Network Television with Primetime Special "Under the Lights" on Wednesday, Sept. 10 on CBS
The one-hour special will also encore on NFL Network the following Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/23/14 - 10:10 AM]
Syfy Unleashes a Category 5 Marketing Storm Behind "Sharknado 2: The Second One"
The Category 5 campaign will include a digital, social and in-store partnership with SUBWAY encompassing promotions at 26K locations nationwide.

[07/23/14 - 09:13 AM]
TV One Presents the Network Premiere Movie "Girlfriends' Getaway" on August 30 at 8PM/ET
Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Malinda Williams and Essence Atkins star in the project, which was shot entirely on location in Trinidad.

[07/23/14 - 09:10 AM]
"Daryl's Restoration Over-Hall" Series Premiere Rocks DIY Network's Ratings
DIY Network spins the numbers for Saturday, July 19.

[07/23/14 - 09:02 AM]
Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group Team Up to Bring Barclays Premier League 2014-15 Soccer Season to Select U.S. Cinemas
Americans will have the opportunity to see England's best in state-of-the-art projection and sound at select venues across the country on Saturdays throughout the Premier League season.